Mick Inkpen - Tickly Christmas Wibbly Pig - Hachette Children's Group

Tickly Christmas Wibbly Pig

By Mick Inkpen

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Award-winning author Mick Inkpen explores the excitement of Christmas ... A sure-fire Christmas classic reissued for a new generation of children.

Award-winning author Mick Inkpen explores the excitement of Christmas ... A sure-fire Christmas classic reissued for a new generation of children.

Aunt Larlie is coming to stay and she's brought her knitting needles! She has already given Wibbly a scarf and some gloves and now Wibbly is worried that there is another tickly Christmas present on the way... A perfect tale of a small child's anticipation of Christmas.

Mick Inkpen has won the British Book Award, the Children's Book Award and been shortlisted for both the Kate Greenway Medal and the Nestle Prize and is consistently in the Top Ten most borrowed children's authors from public libraries.

Biographical Notes

Mick Inkpen has been a bestselling children's author for over 25 years. He is one of today's most popular picture book author/illustrators and the famous creator of both Kipper and Wibbly Pig. Mick has won the Children's Book Award for Threadbear and the British Book Award twice, for Penguin Small and Lullabyhullaballoo. Kipper won a BAFTA for Best Animated Film.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781444924107
  • Publication date: 01 Oct 2015
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
Wibbly Pig is everyone's favourite! Presented with timeless elegance and style this story captures the slightly guilty feelings we all have about gifts that are difficult to appreciate — Carousel
Mick Inkpen's distinctive cartoon is bold and instantly funny to little readers, and Inkpen's mischievous sense of fun works as well — Junior
Mick Inkpen has delivered another cracker — Adoption.net
'Perfectly captures children's anticipation of Christmas'. — The Guardian
'... has the usual sweet and funny appeal.' — The Bookseller
One to like very much. — Nicolette Jones
Inkpen catches perfectly both the exuberance and anxiety of toddlerhood. — Glasgow Herald
Wibbly Pig is everyone's favourite. — Carousel
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